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SCL - Savannah River Bridge

Photos 

Aerial View From Georgia Side, Looking East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #126257

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Savannah River on Seaboard Coast Line Railroad
Location
Abbeville County, South Carolina, and Elbert County, Georgia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1909, Rebuilt 1928-30, replaced by a 1980s railroad bridge built 1/4 mile south of this location
Builders
- T.A. Loving Co. of Goldsboro, North Carolina (1909)
- Vaughan Construction Co. of Roanoke, Virginia (1928-1930)
Railroad
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.08794, -82.64026   (decimal degrees)
34°05'17" N, 82°38'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/348673/3773121 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Heardmont
Inventory number
BH 37659 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added builders; edited info
  • October 16, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • HAER SC-6 - Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Bridge, Spanning Savannah River, Savannah River, Abbeville County, SC
  • Luke